Meet the faces of Trinity party politics

What drives college politicos? What are their ambitions, criticisms and predictions for the upcoming general election? We talk to Trinity students involved in Fine Gael, Labour, Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and the Socialist Workers Party.

InDepthIn the days following the Charlie Hebdo shootings in Paris earlier this year, black and white posters advertising a Trinity Socialist Worker Student Society (SWSS) discussion on anti-Islamophobia were pasted on to walls in campus loos, corridors and foyers. “Je …


Welfare system can be “taken advantage of” – YFG

Proposed adjustment to the minimum wage criticised on social media

Cuts to social welfare rates and the minimum wage have been advocated by Young Fine Gael (YFG) in a policy document launched today.

Key proposals outlined in the document include introducing a system of mutual obligation for social welfare recipients, …